Saturday, April 30, 2011

Cancellation Notice!

We're Sorry!

The Crafty Neighbor National Scrapbook Day Event has been cancelled!

This event has been cancelled due to a lack of interest.  But don't worry, we'll have another crop sometime in the near future.  In the mean time, if you are looking for something to do or somewhere to crop for NSD (or any time), please check out the National Scrapbook Day events at one of the many local stores around DFW.  If you need help finding a store near you, please check out this article on our blog at:

Some of the Crafty Neighbors will be at the Scrappin' Goodtime NSD retreat in Corsicana.  They still have a few spots left for day croppers ($25) and one bedroom in the retreat.  Visit:
Scrappin' Goodtime

for details.

Friday, April 29, 2011

New Classes Added to Our Calendar!

It's time once again for a Beginner Scrapbooking class!  This workshop is open to anyone who has an interest in scrapbooking, genealogy, or preserving memorabilia.  We will cover archival preservation of memorabilia, photos, and documents, creative presentation techniques, tools and supplies, as well as beginning scrapbooking techniques.  In this class, you will complete one 2-page layout in either a "boy" or "girl" theme plus a simple handmade card. 

Choose one of two dates available!

Thursday, May 12 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM, or Tuesday, May 24  from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Crafty Neighbor Studios (Murray House) in Carrollton.

Workshop cost:  $15.00 (includes all paper and materials)  This is a GREAT get a beginner class PLUS one 2-page layout and a card.  A typical layout class at a local scrapbook store will cost $20-25!

We will provide:  Light refreshments, paper, tools and supplies, experts and professional scrapbookers to answer all your questions and guide you through the scrapbooking process.

You will need to bring:  scissors, your favorite adhesive (optional), and any photos* you wish to add to your layouts (optional).

Experienced scrapbookers are welcome!  Come learn, share your knowledge, or just to make the layouts!

Spread the word!  Don't need the class but have a friend who might be interested?  Please pass it on!  Everyone is welcome. 

Register online at

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New Classes!

Have you ever wanted to learn about Copic Markers?

Do you want to take your stamping skills one step further?

Want to learn something new AND contribute to a great cause?

Then join us

Wednesday, May 25th 
7:00 pm
for a
Beginner Copic Marker Class taught by Frank Vento!  

Registration is just $30 and Crafty Neighbor will donate $15 for each registration to the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk Team "Ta-Ta Sisterhood". 

Registration is still open for our National Scrapbook Day Retreat and our 7-Night Exotic Caribbean Cruise.  Scrapbook aboard the Carnival Conquest and visit the islands of Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel.  Don't miss this incredible price!

Monday, April 18, 2011

Yes, registration is still open!

Just jotting down a quick reminder that registration is still open for our National Scrapbook Day Crop and for the 7-Night Caribbean Cruise in October.  If you are interested in learning more about the cruise or the crop, please visit our website at:

And now, so that this post isn't entirely advertising and self-promotion, here are some recent cards and some holiday magnets I made, as well as a few paint cans I did for our 3-Day Walk Team fundraising.

A couple of my cans:

These are some magnets I made for a customer for her magnetic calendar.  I thought they turned out pretty cute!  Creating something that conveys a message in such a small space can be a real challenge!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

4th Annual Scrapbooking Cruise - 7-Nights in the Caribbean!

Join us for 7 glorious nights in the Caribbean aboard the Carnival Conquest, departing out of Galveston, Texas on Sunday, October 9, 2011.  Ports of call include Montego Bay, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, Mexico.  Registration is now open; prices start at under $100 per person per day!

Go to for details!

And don't forget about our 14-hour Crop 'til You Drop on May 7th, celebrating National Scrapbook Day!

Register yourself and a friend by April 7th and receive a $10 rebate on the day of the event!
Go to for details!

Monday, April 4, 2011

111 Photo Prints for $1.11!

Yep, that's right! Snapfish is 11 years old and they're celebrating with a great deal!  111 prints for $1.11!

Order Prints

Friday, April 1, 2011

News, News and More News!

As you know, we’ve spent the last two weeks in recovery from our marathon Pam’s Pals crop. What you probably don't know is that we made a few announcements at the event and we're excited to share them with you here!


Yep, you see that right! Crafty Neighbor Travel! Pam and I have recently signed a contract with Dugan's Travel to start our very own travel business! So what does this mean for you? It means great deals on all your travel, of course, but most importantly, it means that we can bring you more retreats and more cruises at better prices without the hassle of dealing with a middleman or outside travel agent! So check us out the next time you are looking to book some travel, and stay tuned for some new cruises and retreats in the very near future!

Want to add your Pam’s Pals experience to your scrapbook?

Check out our custom-made Pam’s Pals 12 x12 scrapbook paper. Available for a limited time, these gorgeous papers are perfect for preserving your Pam’s Pals memories! Our first 2-page set in this new series is available for just $3 a pair.

Show your Pam’s Pal support to the world!

We are currently taking orders for Pam's Pals t-shirts.

The cost is $14.50 each and they are available in most sizes.

To order t-shirts or our custom Pam's Pals paper, just send us an email to

And now for something really exciting……drum roll please…… 

Registration is now open for our
2011 National Scrapbook Day crop! 

Join us May 7th for a 14-hour Retro Throw-Back Crop ‘til You Drop! 

For more information, go to